How to make overheads from postscript files.

Natural Language Computing

How to Make a Transparency for Overhead Projection.

Prof. Ray C. Dougherty
New York University | Linguistics Department

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Teachers can download a postscript copy of any figure
to make a for classroom projection.

These figures indicate the general idea.

  1. Go to the list of figures in 8.5 by 11 postscript.
  2. Download the zip file containing the figure, for example
  3. Unzip the file to obtain a postscript file, for example F0701.pos.
  4. Copy the file to a postscript printer, on an IBM PC: copy F0701.pos PRN:
  5. Do not try to print the file: print F0701.pos since this prints junk.

If you put a transparency in the printer, you have an overhead to project in class.

Figures from Chapter 7 of Natural Language Computing.

Figures 7.1, 7.2, 7.3(missing), and 7.4.

Figures 7.5, 7.6, 7.6, and 7.8.

Figures 7.9, 7.10, 7.11, and 7.12.

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Some of the figures are scaled to fill a 1200 x 650 screen.

If you enlarge the browser window, you will be able to read even the small print.

These figures are used in courses at NYU with a computer connected to the WWW and an overhead projector using an overhead/computer attachment. One need not carry overheads, they are on the WWW for use anytime, anywhere.